Specimen Information

Corbicula fluminea
Corbicula fluminea
(Asian clam)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID155475
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateUT
CountyKane
LocalityColorado River, in Lake Powell [at Wahweap Bay mouth]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Lake Powell
HUC8 Number14070006
HUC10 NameLower Wahweap Creek
HUC10 Number1407000609
HUC12 NameWahweap Bay-Lake Powell
HUC12 Number140700060905
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month8
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsFound throughout Lake Powell. Some specimens (shells only) sent were recently dead. Have been in the lake for at least 30 years.
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalUSGS-FCSC
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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